- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: xdm....HELP!!!!!!???????
- From: Carey Evans <email@example.com>
- Date: 17 Dec 1997 22:42:38 +1300
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: "Brian V Bonini"'s message of "Thu, 11 Dec 1997 14:28:59 -0500"
- References: <01bd066b$0791b9a0$801c9cce@machine>
"Brian V Bonini" <email@example.com> writes:
> I started to set up the .xsession file and
> instead of doing this for my user account until I got it right for some
> reason I did it for my root account.
As well as the other solutions mentioned (Ctrl-Alt-F1, su, linux
-single, rescue disk), you should also be able to log on using [F1]
after the password insted of [Enter], which will pop up a single xterm
without running your .xsession.
Actually, I *never* log in to X as root, but just use `su'.
Carey Evans <*> http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/ gc
"As a concept, virtual reality seems to appeal
to people who spend a lot of time indoors." - Gregory Benford
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